Welcome to Celebrate! Resources!

 

Here you'll find articles on the remote work experience including stats, remote management, remote productivity, hybrid work and remote work life balance!

 
Seen an article we should add? Check below on how to share details!  Thanks!
5 Circles representing categories and color borders for each. Green: Studies, Stats, Facts on Remote; Orange: Hybrid Remonte; Blue: Remote Success and Productivity; Purrple: Remote Work Life; Gold: Remote Management
Snip of article cover of Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health

Time spent in nature can boost physical and mental well-being

When was the last time you stepped outside for a quick break?

Time spent in nature can boost your physical and mental well-being, according to Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health's Heather Eliassen, a professor of nutrition and epidemiology. 

Cited as benefits included the link to exposure to green space and better sleep, lower blood pressure, and reduced risk of chronic disease. ūüĆ≥¬†

Link to article
Cover image of the 2024 Remote Influencer Report

Wondering who the 2024 Remote Influencers Are?

The team at Remote.com has compiled the 2024 list of who's who in the world (literally) of leaders and influencers in remote work, for yet another year.

Organized in to three respective areas: Innovator, Enabler, Accelerator, each of the 150 Influencers offer their thoughts on Remote Work. 

Link to article

The Flex Report Q1 2024 offers the latest view on flexible

From insights on fully flexible public companies outperforming their peers, to younger companies being overwhelmingly flexible, and a sense that "return to office" thinking may have stalled, easy to read report covers key findings based on a recent study by Scoop. 

Link to article
Woman working at desk on laptop

Thriving in the Digital Workspace: A Guide for New Remote Workers

This article by Eric Kelly encapsulates key aspects of remote success from structuring your day and crafting a productive office setup, to enhancing communication and well-being, with links to great additional resources!

Whether you're new to remote work or continuing your journey, this read is well worth the investment of  time! 

Link to article
Woman seated at desk with headphones on and looking in to zoom meeting

New neuroscience research debunks argument that remote employees can’t form strong connections with colleagues

Ever wonder if the friendships you make virtually were as strong as the ones you make in person?

Neuroscientists have discovered that real-life friends displayed similar brain activity both when interacting in person and virtually. 

Note: The 1st few paragraphs of this article talk about another beneficial study by the same group.

Link to article
Image of glass door entrance to Atlassian building from Sundry Photography/Getty Images

Why Atlassian is running experiments to solve remote work challenges

Atlassian, a software company that produces project-management tools like Trello, is treating "remote work" by their employees as a research opportunity. 

It's led to findings around "Timeboxing for productivity" among other insights. 

Led by Annie Dean, Atlassian's global head of "team anywhere", this quick read shares successes and future research plans around company performance and productivity.

Link to article

Navigating the Digital Seas: Careers for the Modern Nomad

The allure of becoming a digital nomad is undeniable in our ever-evolving digital landscape. This lifestyle, synonymous with freedom and flexibility, is increasingly attainable through innovative career paths. From the dynamic world of designing online user experiences to the creative realm of virtual interior design, opportunities for remote work are expanding.

This article by Eric Kelly, written for Celebrate! Work from Home, delves into such career choices, highlighting how they cater to a nomadic lifestyle. Furthermore, we explore the avenue of online education, specifically in IT, as a gateway to these opportunities.

Link to article

Why Letting Employees Work From Home Could Lead to Revenue Growth

While it may seem the productivity question for in-office and remote team success continues to make headlines, a recent study showed data from public companies with flexible work arrangements outpaced their in-office counterparts.  

 

The recent study by Scoop Technologies and Boston Consulting Group examined over 500 public companies and found those with flexibility grew 4xs as quickly when compared to those with a more strict in-office policies. Additional benefits were also identified in this Inc. article.

Link to article

The numbers are in: Companies with flexible work policies are outperforming competitors

This deeper dive in to the results of the 2023 Scoop Flex Index showcases how flexible public companies outperformed their fully in-office counterparts from a revenue growth perspective, and highlights the trend implications on the future of work.

Implications on office attendance rates in light of 2023 RTO campaigns were also factored in to the discussion. 

Highlights from pioneering visionaries and the innovations they lead, wrapped up the view on some of the fundamental shift being seen future workplace implications. 

Link to article
Dog on lap of woman on her laptop

Becoming a Digital Nomad with a Pet: Your Ultimate Guide

The dream of traversing the globe while maintaining a career has become a reality for many, thanks to the digital nomad lifestyle. Yet, for pet owners, there are added layers of complexity that require meticulous planning. This guide, presented by Celebrate! Work from Home, is aimed at providing actionable steps for you and your animal companion to have a more fulfilling nomadic experience. From income streams to veterinary care, we cover important tips you’ll want to know.

Link to article
Image of article WAH Tips fro New Veteran Entrepreneurs

WAH Tips for New Veteran Entrepreneurs

In honor of Flag Day, and all who served, am excited to share this article with ideas, encouragement, and links to resources for new Veteran entrepreneurs working from home. 

Submitted by guest contributor, Kelli Brewer from DeployCare.org, the article offers ideas to consider in the start-up phase, along with helpful links!

While written for Veteran entrepreneurs, many of the tips are applicable to any entrepreneur starting out!

Link to article
Woman in pink headphones in front of a house.

I'm an extrovert who realized working remotely was bad for my mental health. These 4 things help me combat loneliness.

I was intrigued by the solutions this remote professional has created for herself to help achieve a productive balance.

Her comment, "I'm not alone in feeling alone" resonated with me, and took me back to one of the reasons Celebrate! Work from Home was founded. 

Link to article
Image of call centers with smiling representatives

Happy Workers are 13% more productive

An extensive study published by the University of Oxford in 2019 showed  workers were 13% more productive when happy.

Link to article

The Hidden Benefits of Fun at Work

Three key benefits from fun at work are shared in this BetterUp.com blog post by Kyle Sandell. Check it out to discover tips on how to include workplace fun to benefit your organization.

Link to article
Image from HBR article Is Remote Work Actually Better for the Environment

Is Remote Work Actually Better for the Environment?

This HBR article made me take a closer look at new ways to help the environment through remote work.

It sheds light on ways organizations can support remote staff and make an even greater positive impact on our planet.

Link to article
Pic of article headline from Bloomberg on

One or Two Days in the Office Is the 'Sweet Spot' of Hybrid Work

A recently published article by Bloomberg looks at findings from a Harvard Business School paper, and insights from work by Stanford University researchers, to suggest that one or two days in the office may be ideal for those doing hybrid remote work.

Link to article
Image of Harvard Business School publication on Hybrid Work

Is Hybrid Work the Best of Both Worlds? Evidence from a Field Experiment

This article digs in to the Harvard Business research on hybrid work, providing details on recent studies.

It's exciting to see the study of remote work front and center as the workplace evolves!

Link to article
Image of NBER working paper on Why Working from Home Will Stick

Why Working from Home Will Stick

This work by the National Bureau of Economic Research shares work from home (WFH) survey data from more than 30,000 Americans, and offers five reasons why WFH will continue after the pandemic.

Link to article
Image cord of Gallup: The Future of Hydrid Work: 5 Questins Answered with Data

Gallup: The Future of Hybrid Work: 5 Questions Answered with Data

In Gallup's March, 2022 update on remote work, key hybrid work insights are explored. Is the future of the office at a turning point as suggested, given the unprecedented number of hybrid or fully remote employees?

Link to article
Image of Bankrate article on Survey of remote workers

Survey: 55 percent of workers place greater importance on flexible or remote work options

Bankrate offers key takeways from it's survey on hybrid or remote work and why flexibility is a priority.

Link to article
Image of Inc article on The Downside of Working from Home: Loneliness - When your entire world is virtual, life can become more difficult

The Downside of Working From Home: Loneliness

When your entire world is virtual, life can become more difficult.

Inc. author Suzanne Lucas shares three valuable tips on how to address the loneliness that may happen when working remote. The last tip is where Celebrate! Work from Home may help!

Link to article
Cover image from Gallup article on Remote Work with man sitting at desk with computer and keyboard

Gallup: Remote Work Persisting and Trending Permanent

This Gallup report and analysis from October, 2021, cites a new normal settling in among workers who have "grown accustomed to working from home" and sheds light on what employees may be seeking going forward.

Link to article
EBN cover image for article Why employees need human connections in their virtual workplace

Why employees need human connections in their virtual workplace

This EBN article explores research on the importance of connection at work, particularly for virtual employees, and offers ideas on how to nurture connections.

Link to article
Image of ebn article on 10 benefits and perks employees expect in a post-COVID world

10 benefits and perks employees expect in a post-COVID world

Can you guess the number one benefit researchers discovered employees want in a post-COVID World?

If you guessed remote work, you're correct! Discover more in this EBN article!

Link to article

Thanks for your patience as we continue to develop our Celebrate! Resources!

Know a remote resource we should add?

Let us know with a link or headline! Thanks!

Woman working on laptop on porch
Click for Innovator Employer Sponsor Details